7.62x42mm SP-4

Cartridge Data Published On: December 20, 2014 at 11:36 pm by Bullet-Blog and last updated on February 12, 2015 at 11:24 am

The 7.62x42mm SP-4 (AKA: PSS Silent Pistol, MSS


The 7.62x42mm SP-4 Pistol cartridge was developed in the Soviet Union around the late 1970

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  • 1983
  • Soviet Union
  • Rimlesss, Bottleneck
  • Pistols
  • 0.307 in” (7.8mm)
  • 0.372 in” (9.45mm)
  • 0.452 in” (11.48mm)
  • 0.4696 in” (11.93mm)
  • 0.4696 in” (11.93mm)
  • 0.05 in” (1.37mm)
  • 1.634 in” (41.5mm)
  • 1.65 in” (41.91mm)

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